A girl has a President! Tyranny like hell is not easily conquered yet we have this consolation with us that harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph.

Wichita, KS
Joined January 2014
This needs to be read by everyone especially journalists. Note the use of both right & left wing to sow chaos, use of religion (including alignment of white evangelicals w Russia & funding by oligarchs), false flag actions, smears of the type gop is making against Bidens.
The most comprehensive analysis on the planet of what Russia did this year in #Ukraine and what it plans to do in the United States in 2020 | EMPR Opinion empr.media/opinion/analytics… #russiaukrainewar #us #Election2020
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If you'd like to learn more, please check out Bring the War Home and/or write to me. I'm always happy to recommend more books and experts in many fields who are devoting their lives to this problem. (fin)
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Example: We condone militias and decry Nazi armbands? Here comes the Jan 6 Insurrection, outfitted NOT in Nazi regalia, for the most part, but Don't Tread On Me flags. (11)
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But history shows us that the white power movement and other activists on the militant right are opportunistic. This means that they will shift strategy to take advantage of public opinion. (10)
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Consider the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville in 2017--part of the reason police did not protect counterprotestors who were beaten and killed was because, according to then-Gov McAuliffe, they were *outgunned* by extralegal militias (8)
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Private armies often show up to "keep order" or "protect", but end up doing real harm with real casualties (7)
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Again, I am talking about EXTRALEGAL militias. Legal militias were incorporated into National Guard and State Guard units in 1903. Everything else, according to legal scholar Mary McCord, is extralegal (5)
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They have received the message that militia violence is more palatable (to juries and also to the public at large) than neo-Nazi, Klan, and openly white power action (3)
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After the Rittenhouse acquittal (dealing with a militia action of a kind) and the success of the Sines v Kessler civil suit against organizers of the 2017 Unite the Right Rally, militant right groups have a clear signal: (2)
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The pressing work ahead will be clarifying the threat that extralegal militias pose to people, governance, and institutions. (1)
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Indictment against US Capitol riot defendants from California alleges one of them posted in a group chat on December 29, 2020, "Congress can hang. I'll do it. Please let us get these people dear God." ====>
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Because Joe Gruters is an election fraud expert by way of committing election fraud. Just take a peek at his CPA firm & see how many PACs w/ #darkmoney flowing thru pay him monthly. Go ahead, look. Or search #JoeGruters on my twitter & you'll find that & more. #AFP #SayfieMFer
Left - Katherine Harris of Bush v Gore fame. Center - Chair of Republican Party of Florida. Right - Sidney Powell.
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So, who benefits from the question: “who can decide what counts as misinformation?” The truth is that journalists have been deciding that a long time now. The standard PR line that platform companies are not “arbiters of truth” resounds loudly even as they too decide daily.
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Misinformation is plainly speaking “spreading false information,” but when we study it, we study misinformation-at-scale. One person vs one million exposed to the same misinformation are likely to have different outcomes.
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It’s not simply propaganda… It’s networked! Scale changes not just the quality of information, but the qualities of information distribution. I won’t rehash “network society” or actor network theory here, but suffice it to say “more is different.”
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We read, write, analyze, and study information flows, not because the technology does something particular, but rather people using technology transforms society.
Inside the ‘Misinformation’ Wars nytimes.com/2021/11/28/busin…
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